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Transformative Visions Rumba

Posted Jan 6 2013

Cuban rumba dance performance image submissions for "Transformative Visions" show. Rumba is a term encompassing a number of Afro-Cuban musical traditions. This particular sequence is of the group Rumba Morena enacting various orishas or dieties of Santeria, including Ochun, the goddess of love. Both rumba and Santeria reflect the synchronicity of the peoples brought to Cuba, as reflected by the male dancer of Babalu-Aye, who is known as St. Lazarus to Catholics.

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